January 11, 2019
FINRA 360 began in early 2017; it is “a multi-year initiative to process and act upon feedback about how FINRA could do better. Cook has solicited feedback at every turn – internally, from FINRA member firms, from investors and investor advocates and other stakeholders.” According to FINRA’s site.
January 9, 2019
Week was quieter in the cryptocurrency world. Not Much changes in Bitcoin, but the potential 51% attack on Ethereum Classic created quite a buzz. Through eagle eyes, the exchanges and cryptocurrency organizations should be careful in reaction to security threats.
January 3, 2019
2018 combined crypto to some of the most exotic trading products and 2019 will continue that trend, creating some of the most speculative trading products ever.
Crypto MidWeek Buzz: Intercontinental Exchange Attracts $182.5m for its Crypto Futures Platform, U.K. takes Enforcement Actions
January 2, 2019
The year gone by cannot be termed as the best one. With over 90 per cent erosion in total market capitalization, many coins are now struggling to retain value and coins which once looked promising in the boom period, went out of the market. The ICO market also took a backseat in the second half of 2018 with investors reluctant to put any new money to projects.
December 27, 2018
2019 might be an excellent time to invest in a blockchain-focused VC fund or invest into blockchain startups taking on-board lessons from top-performing VCs that have a strong entrepreneur-experienced investment team with experience in achieving top-quartile venture capital IRR performance and cash-on-cash performance.
December 24, 2018
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) enforcement arm is taking on a new target, and this one may not be human.
The SEC announced it was charging two robo-advisors with making false statements about investment products and publishing misleading advertising.
December 23, 2018
Social engineering or “phishing” attacks are one of the most common cybersecurity threats firms have discussed with FINRA. Phishing attacks may take a variety of forms, but all of them try to convince the recipient to provide information or take an action. Although some phishing emails are distributed to millions of recipients, other attempts are thoroughly researched and carefully customized to reach one or more selected individuals.